Weekly Feature



March 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarence population tops 30,000, grows 17.42 percent in 10 years

The population of the Town of Clarence has increased by 17.42 percent during the past 10 years — one of the fastest rates in the region, according to information from the 2010 U.S. census.  More...

Editorials

As baseball season begins, take inventory of the memories

Later this week, the cry of “play ball” will resound again in major league ballparks, signaling the start of the 2011 season. Thank goodness. More...

Bee Editorial

Exercise caution while driving and ‘move over’

With a tragedy such as the accident that claimed the life of New York State Trooper Kevin Dobson, thoughts often turn to how the situation could have been prevented.  More...

Spindle items

BEWARE OF SCAMS — A resident called me recently to ask if I could remind readers to watch out for scams.  One of her acquaintances recently fell victim to a scam that involves calling someone to falsely report that a grandchild is in jail More...

Police Blotter

police Blotter

Pranksters leave vehicle on fire company grounds

Saturday, March 19    A gray Chevy Impala was stopped for a speeding infraction on Stahley Road. The female driver was arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana and turned over to her father on an appearance ticket.  More...

Obituaries

Raymond F. Scott, WWII veteran, auto mechanic

Raymond Frank Scott, 83, of Williamsville, died Monday, March 21, 2011.  Mr. Scott was born Sept. 11, 1927, in Buffalo. More...

Death Notice

HUSSAR, Richard T. Sr. , of Clarence, died Tuesday, March 22, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Sandra; sons, Todd Heslor, Richard Jr., Thomas and Timothy; daughter, Tammy; many brothers and sisters; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

2011 Girls All-Bee Team

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER Corrin Genovese - Williamsville North Spartans More...

2011 Boys All-Bee Team

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER Phil Stasiak - Williamsville South Billies More...

All-Bee Team named; process explained

Being selected for the All-Bee Basketball Team is an honor that the recipients are proud to receive, not just because it looks good, but also because opposing coaches see how valuable a player each recipient is to his or her team.  More...

Entertainment

Theater

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Family Activities

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Special Events

fri. 1  Dance Your Art Off — Give for Greatness fundraiser to support local art institutions. Music by DJ John Ceglia (The Saint, Studio 54) and local DJ Cutler, 9 p.m. Friday, April 1 at the Town Ballroom, 681 Main Street, Buffalo; $. More...

In wake of trooper’s death, police urge drivers to ‘move over’

Capt. Steven Nigrelli, New York State Police Zone 2 commander, remembers Trooper Kevin P. More...

Fire company contracts get approval

.Two-year contracts for 2011 and 2012 were approved that establish rates of $775,000 per year for the Clarence Center Fire Company; $715,855 for Harris Hill; $212,849 for Swormville; and $40,500 for Rapids.

After months of negotiation, the Clarence Town Board has approved contracts with the Clarence Center, Swormville, Harris Hill and Rapids fire companies that keep dollar amounts at 2010 levels.  More...

Local News

A Night in Little Italy:

‘Gala’ dinner to support Clarence Habitat House

The Clarence Contemporary Club is planning “A Night in Little Italy,” a seven-course Italian dinner to benefit the Clarence-sponsored Habitat for Humanity project.  More...

Arrest made after hit-and-run

The New York State Police based out of the Clarence Barracks arrested Brian S. More...

Governor calls for independent redistricting

Years of political debate and charges of corruption in Albany could end with the passage of the Redistricting Reform Act of 2011, according to Gov. More...

Letters to the Editor

Financial cutbacks will harm students

It is sad to say, but what lies ahead in terms of the financial cutbacks regarding the Clarence School District will be detrimental to all students attending Clarence schools now and in the future.  More...

Taxpayers need to take a stand

For too many years, we sat by the sidelines watching our taxes go up and more regulations and fees be implemented on all levels of government. We were busy raising our kids and putting food on the table.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.My son just came home today and heard electives at the high school are going to be cut due to the budget. Our children should not miss out on great opportunities because of budget problems. More...

Education

Latin students visit Italy with family members, teachers

About 50 Clarence middle and high school students, parents, guardians and teachers headed to Italy recently to get a close up look at the birthplace of Latin.  Three Latin teachers traveled with the group this year — Kate Lucia, Allan Coll More...

Residents named to honor roll

The following Clarence area students have achieved academic honors for the second quarter at Mount St. More...

District expects 90 UPK slots

The Clarence Central School District Universal Pre-kindergarten Program anticipates 90 openings for this coming year.  The district is expecting continued state funding for its 2011-12 Universal Pre-kindergarten Program. More...

Lifestyles

Letter to the Jewish Community

The Amherst Synagogue Auction

On Saturday, April 2, 2011 an auction is planned for the contents of the Amherst Synagogue building at 504 Frankhauser Road, in Amherst, New York: The auction will there- fore be held on the Jewish Sabbath.  More...

Rao to be featured guest conductor at choir festival

Doreen Rao, conductor and artistic director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus, will be the featured guest conductor at the concert held at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at Clarence Presbyterian Church, 9675 Main St., Clarence.  More...

Making a ‘Mockery’ of pop culture, human behavior

There are three topics involving American pop culture that never seem to rid themselves of stereotypical arguments: the institution of marriage, the inheritance of family traits and the aggravations from fellow human beings.  More...

Business

Stop regulators from thumbing their noses at small business

I t’s not that Jerol Kivett and Jack Buschur don’t have better things to do than hang out in Washington, D.C. More...

Calvin’s Furniture celebrates 60-year history

Calvin’s Furniture & Leather Gallery has evolved since it began as a hardware and appliance business in Tonawanda 60 years ago. More...

Cooley’s role with Perry’s Ice Cream expands

Clarence resident Timothy Cooley’s role with Perry’s Ice Cream Company Inc. More...


Clarence Special Events 2018
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